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Community Development, Lubombo TFCA, Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve

Protecting marine biodiversity and aquatic food resources

Communities residing along Maputo Bay, in the Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve (PPMR) in Mozambique, have taken a decisive step towards protecting crucial marine life and aquatic food resources, with the recent demarcation of fishing areas and sanctuaries for marine species reproduction.

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Community Development, Kavango Zambezi TFCA, Simalaha Community Conservancy

Tech giant rallies behind the children of Simalaha

Hitachi Vantara staff members donated more than € 2 300 out of their own pockets towards the development of vegetable gardens at 13 primary schools in Simalaha. This will not only assist in...

Community Development, Great Limpopo TFCA, Limpopo National Park

Limpopo National Park – giving hope to a co-existence between people and wildlife

To ensure the core wilderness zones of Limpopo National Park are fully protected, and to provide those living within the park access to much-needed livelihood opportunities, a voluntary resettlement programme led by the...

Community Development

Equipping champions – a custodianship approach to combat wildlife crime

In late 2019, the South African Government launched the GEF 6 Project that aims to strengthen institutions, information management and monitoring to reduce the rate of illegal wildlife trade in South Africa.

Community Development, Lubombo TFCA, Maputo Special Reserve, Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve

Yielding success with conservation agriculture

Onion farmers from the Tchia community adjacent to Maputo Special Reserve (MSR) in Mozambique, harvested 7 000kg of produce using conservation agriculture techniques.

Community Development, COVID19, Malawi Zambia TFCA, Nyika National Park, Vwaza Marsh Wildlife Reserve

Protecting livelihoods in Malawi amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

Vulnerable communities severely affected by the socio-economic shocks of the COVID-19 pandemic have been offered a lifeline in the form of a EUR 1 million COVID-19 relief initiative to be rolled out in...

Community Development, Lubombo TFCA, Maputo Special Reserve, Ponta do Ouro Partial Marine Reserve

The art of farming mussels

Fishermen and women in Mozambique are being equipped and trained in the art of farming mussels on longlines, as a means to create a stable income for the communities .

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